Party Almonds

Great for nibbling at cocktail parties, spicy almonds can be prepared in 30 minutes. Guests will go nuts for them!

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 30 min
  • Servings 8

Ingredients

1
tablespoon butter or margarine
1
tablespoon olive oil
1
teaspoon chili powder
1/2
teaspoon curry powder
1
tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
1/4
teaspoon red pepper sauce
2
cups whole almonds
1
to 2 teaspoons kosher (coarse) salt
  • 1 Heat oven to 325°F. In 2-quart saucepan, melt butter over low heat; stir in oil, chili powder, curry powder, Worcestershire sauce and pepper sauce. Simmer gently 2 to 3 minutes to blend flavors.
  • 2 Add almonds; toss to coat and spread in single layer in 15x10x1-inch pan.
  • 3 Bake 10 to 15 minutes, stirring once halfway through bake time. Pour hot nuts into large bowl, toss with salt to coat. Spread in single layer in same pan; cool to room temperature. Store in airtight container.

Expert Tips

Kick up the flavor of the almonds by adding 1/2 teaspoon red pepper sauce.

No need to stick with almonds--try walnuts or pecans instead.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving (1/4 Cup)
Calories
250
(
Calories from Fat
190),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
21g
21%
(Saturated Fat
2 1/2g,
2 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
330mg
330%;
Total Carbohydrate
8g
8%
(Dietary Fiber
4g
4%
  Sugars
2g
2%
),
Protein
8g
8%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
10%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.